Loan applications to purchase a home rose for the third straight week, but lower interest rates were not enough to spur mortgage refinances.
Shell’s £47 billion ($69 billion) agreed deal for energy company BG Group has already sent shares in the UK energy utility up nearly 40 percent.
Sermo - a "Facebook for doctors" - helps physicians connect with specialists. For one doctor, the service helped his cancer patient survive.
The construction of the $139 million Florida estate known as Le Palais Royal has been a monumental job, and "Secret Lives of the Super Rich" got the first look inside.
Jim Cramer thinks the FedEx acquisition could signal a big opportunistic trend that could sweep the U.S.
The arrival of ISIS in Syria's capital threatens Syria's government and brings the group closer to some of the region's last stable countries.
European equities closed mostly lower on Wednesday, despite a surge in energy stocks after Royal Dutch Shell launched a bid for U.K.-listed BG Group.
While the price outlook for many commodities remains bleak, veteran investor Mark Mobius recommends positioning for a recovery in the asset class.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) on Wednesday kept its massive monetary stimulus intact, as widely expected, reiterating that the world's number three economy is recovering moderately.
Shoppers actively use fewer than half of the rewards programs to which they belong.
This New York divorce attorney "likes" the idea of divorce by Facebook and says it's just the beginning of getting served by social media.
Asian stocks were higher across the board on Wednesday, with Tokyo, Seoul and mainland markets hitting fresh highs.
Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed it is in advanced talks to buy UK utility BG Group, in a £47 billion cash-and-shares offer.
Markets expect to hear from a dovish Fed Wednesday, while a bubbling up of oil prices makes weekly U.S. inventory data a bigger than normal focus.
The founders of a new digital currency, known as LEOCoin, have hit back at reports linking them with a suspected pyramid scheme back in 2012.
Fast food giant McDonald's is betting on premium burgers and launching new sirloin burgers made with 100 percent sirloin.
The Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank is positioning itself as an Asia-centric alternative to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
A widespread power outage reportedly affected much of Washington D.C. Tuesday, including White House and the State Department facilities.
The more you know about your real mutual fund return, the more you're likely to keep for yourself, reports USA Today.
U.S. stocks closed mildly lower as investors eyed continued gains in oil and the dollar ahead of the unofficial start of earnings season on Wednesday.